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Our Level 2 Online Counselling qualification is aimed at learners who would like to develop the knowledge and to explore the skills needed to provide help and support appropriately. It will be a useful for those who have an interest in counselling however this course does not qualify you to be a counsellor. The qualification could support in widening learners work role or learners who wish to study this to complement other programmes (e.g health and social care, children’s care, learning and development, voluntary and community work)
The qualification covers the following;
Introduction to counselling skills theories
In this unit learners will be introduced to the key elements of the main theoretical
approaches to counselling.
Using counselling skills
In this unit learners will have an opportunity to identify and practice a range of skills used when participating in a counselling skills interaction.
Diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills
In this unit, learners will be introduced to the concepts of diversity and ethics and their importance in the use of counselling skills.
Counselling skills and personal development
In this unit learners will have an opportunity to reflect on their personal and future development and identify potential sources of support.
How will I learn?
This distance learning course gives you a flexible approach to study and is provided on an online platform. You will attend an online induction, where you meet your tutor who is available to support you and give assignment feedback to help you achieve your qualification.
Assessment are carried out in the following formats:
- Work books
- Video assessment of a helping conversation
Online courses enable you to set your own learning pace with the added flexibility of working to your own schedule. No classroom attendance is required, giving you full control of your learning whilst still having access to our experienced teaching and learning staff as required.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above. There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification.
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